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02 Nov 2022
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Embassy Suites Waikiki

‘Tis the Season to Shop Local: Where to Find the Best Gifts in Waikiki

 

At Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk, we are in the heart of Waikiki which means you are close to the best shopping, dining, and entertainment, including the world-famous Waikiki Beach Walk. With the holiday shopping season in full swing, we invite you to take a break from the beach to browse the unique boutiques, one-of-a-kind stores and weekly farmers' market at this outdoor promenade. You'll feel good about stocking up on souvenirs and crossing off your holiday gift list while supporting the local economy. Here are some of our favorite small-business hot spots, all located steps from the hotel. 


Blue Ginger
Selling vibrant, comfortable resort wear in Hawai‘i for over 30 years, Blue Ginger is the place to get matching aloha print outfits for the whole family. Think: holiday card photos!

 

Kahala
Gift him an aloha shirt! Founded in 1936, this is the oldest operating apparel company in Hawai‘i. Here you'll find aloha shirts in iconic 1940s heritage prints, as well as contemporary collaborations with guest artists, designers and community partners.

 

Keep It Simple
For eco-friendly body and home products, visit this shop founded by two local women on a mission to help the environment. Our eyes are on their must-have stocking stuffers, like reusable Aloha Chopsticks, reef-safe sunscreen sticks and passion-orange-guava candles. 

 

Mahina 
A local fashion company run by women, here you'll find on-trend dresses, tops, purses, jewelry, and the perfect sun hat for Waikiki Beach. 

 

Na Hoku
Famous for its pearl and Hawaiian jewelry since 1924, this long-standing staple for fine souvenirs has a store on Waikiki Beach Walk as well as across the mainland.  

 

O‘ahu Honey Co. 
How does Hawaiian Macnut Honey Butter sound? Yum! Owned by a local husband and wife, this duo rescues honeybees and crafts raw natural products like soaps, candles, lotions, fruit spreads, and flavored honey, such as Hot Honey (do you love a little bit of spice?).  

 

Oasis by Kolohe
Founded by a local 16-year-old girl, this Hawai‘i-based company is known for its luxury custom jewelry bar where you can design your own necklace from different semi-precious stones, chain styles and metals to create a truly one-of-a-kind piece. 

 

Waikiki Beach Walk Open Market
Featuring local farmers, artisans and entrepreneurs, this market pops-up every Monday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Waikiki Beach Walk Plaza. Find tropical produce, snacks, handmade art and crafts to take home for yourself or to gift to someone special. 
 

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